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The Biggest "Game-Changer" in Education

The Biggest "Game-Changer" in Education | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Kate Ter Haar Recently, Jon Samuelson and I were having a conversation and he asked me, "What do you see as the big 'game changer' in education?" I hate th...
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Nice blog, summarises how technology simply affords us new ways of sharing knowledge, from the printing press to the iPad. It is the skill of the teacher to make use of theese technologies to teach students how to learn and for both student and teacher to be always open to new learning.

 

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Why Invest in Early Childhood Education?

Why Invest in Early Childhood Education? | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
Here is a stunning infographic that demonstrates the value of early childhood education. It appears on Julian Vasquez Heilig's website called "Cloaking Inequity." We know how busy our elected offic...
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'MOOC' Provider Coursera Jumps Into K-12 and Teacher Education

'MOOC' Provider Coursera Jumps Into K-12 and Teacher Education | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
Coursera, a major name in providing "massively open online courses," takes a step into K-12 schools by arranging to provide teacher training.
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Game-based learning: latest evidence and future...

Game-based learning: latest evidence and future... | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
The evidence suggests that game-based learning can improve engagement and motivation, but don't rely on games to improve attainment – there is still a lot we don't know about the impact of video games on learning.
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Stanford U. and edX Will Jointly Build Open-Source Software to Deliver MOOCs - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Stanford U. and edX Will Jointly Build Open-Source Software to Deliver MOOCs - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
RT @LitRoost: Stanford U. and edX Will Jointly Build Open-Source Software to Deliver MOOCs http://t.co/a2MzX3r8ne
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A List of Great Checklists Every eLearning Professional Should Have | elearning&knowledge_management

A List of Great Checklists Every eLearning Professional Should Have | elearning&knowledge_management | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
The best eLearning checklists out there. Each of them outlines the key steps necessary to getting the quickest and most effective results.
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MOOCs change nature of online education

MOOCs change nature of online education | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
Philip Bishop, a professor in the Honors College, usually teaches classes of about 25 students. But when he offered arts and humanities course last fall, “What Does it Mean to Live Well?

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Face What Isn’t Working in Our Higher Ed Courses and Find Out Why | Faculty Focus

Face What Isn’t Working in Our Higher Ed Courses and Find Out Why | Faculty Focus | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
Not everything we do in our courses works as well as we'd like. Sometimes it’s a new assignment that falls flat, other times it’s something that consistently disappoints.
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Cambridge-Online-Learning-Community: Death of MOOCs, Rise of SOOCs?

RT @Cambolc: New blogpost "#SOOCs are the not the new #MOOCs" http://t.co/IibWJaZEeb
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Social learning – the missing 20% | Klick Health

Social learning – the missing 20% | Klick Health | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
Many organizations provide just-in-time or on-the-job learning solutions, but so many fail to really capitalize on them. The key is to focus on the social area between pure on-the-job and traditional learning.
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Martin Scorsese on the Importance of Visual Literacy

The filmmaker discusses visual literacy.

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Books Are the Original MOOCs

Books Are the Original MOOCs | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
Right now there seems to be two poles of debate about the injection of technology into higher education. On the one hand there are the MOOCthusiasts who think Internet-based learning will disrupt the traditional college paradigm.
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5 MOOCs Teachers Should Take As Students - Edudemic

5 MOOCs Teachers Should Take As Students - Edudemic | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
MOOCs may or may not save higher education, and if they save it they may further widen the gap between elite and lesser-known schools.
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BYOT: The hidden messages | SmartBlogs | eLearning, Blended Learning and Mobile Learning

BYOT: The hidden messages | SmartBlogs | eLearning, Blended Learning and Mobile Learning | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
"I have been very fortunate to see Bring Your Own Technology — BYOT — in action in schools in various countries, with learners of various economic backgrounds.
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Making Composition Massive: a #digped Discussion | #digped | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

Making Composition Massive: a #digped Discussion | #digped | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | ELearning v's Oldschool | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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